RELEASE: Top Experts Release Handbook for Ending Catastrophic Biological Risks

December 20, 2021, Washington, DC - In a time of daily confusion in the public discourse on the current pandemic, the Janne E. Nolan Center on Strategic Weapons, an institute of the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR), is releasing A…

CSR Webinar: Preventing the Next Pandemic—Leveraging Today’s Tools to Address the Biological Threats of the Future

By Lillian Parr On Monday, November 15, the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) hosted a webinar to discuss innovative technologies for addressing biological risks and how the U.S. government can most effectively invest in them. These technologies span a broad…

BRIEFER: Key U.S. Initiatives for Addressing Biological Threats Part 6

By Dr. Rohit Chitale, Dr. Yong-Bee Lim, and Lillian Parr Today the Nolan Center, an institute of the Council on Strategic Risks, is releasing its sixth briefer in its series Key U.S. Initiatives for Addressing Biological Threats, which focuses on…

The Future of Biodefense: Turning the Curse of Knowing into a Blessing

By Jackson duPont This summer was my first time diving into the world of biosecurity. As an intern for the Council of Strategic Risks, I expected to learn about new areas of security, and this experience was particularly salient given…

CSR Webinar—Operation Warp Speed: The Interagency and Public-Private Collaborations that Drove It

By Lillian Parr On Wednesday, October 27, the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) hosted a webinar to discuss how the successes and challenges of Operation Warp Speed—the U.S. federal government’s effort to drive the development of COVID-19 vaccines—can be built…

Yong-Bee Lim Selected for Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Editorial Fellows Program

The Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) is pleased to share the announcement that Nolan Center Fellow, Dr. Yong-Bee Lim, has been selected as one of seven fellows to be a part of the inaugural class for the Bulletin of the…

BRIEFER: Key U.S. Initiatives for Addressing Biological Threats Part 5

By: Dr. Yong-Bee Lim and Christine Parthemore Today the Nolan Center, an institute of the Council on Strategic Risks, is releasing its fifth briefer in its series Key U.S. Initiatives for Addressing Biological Threats, which focuses on the future industrial…

Beyond the Lab-Leak Question: Focusing on Global Efforts to Address Biological Threats

U.S. Marine Corps chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defense specialists with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron (MWHS) 3, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, April 30, 2013. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Combat Camera/Released).…

BRIEFER: Key U.S. Initiatives for Addressing Biological Threats Part 4 – The Department of State

By Jackson duPont, Yong-Bee Lim, Christine Parthemore, and Alexander Titus Today the Nolan Center, an institute of the Council on Strategic Risks, is releasing its fourth briefer in its series Key U.S. Initiatives for Addressing Biological Threats, which focuses on…

BRIEFER: Pathogen Early Warning – New Technologies and Approaches

By Bill Beaver, Sid Sharma M.D., Dr. Jacob Swett, Dr. Nikki Teran, Dr. Natasha Bajema, and Dr. Yong-Bee Lim For the world to be ready for the next pathogen outbreak, it needs to bolster early warning via technologies like metagenomic…